WELCOME TO OUR FREE TRADE SERIES
Henry George called it “robbery by tariff.” In a spirited defense of free trade over protectionism, published in 1886, George scoffed at those who thought that “steel-plated” coasts and not open economic interchanges were the best protection for American prosperity and freedom. More than a century later, the debate over the political and economic issue is as warm as ever.
The Henry George School of Social Science is pleased to offer a free series of talks on topics of vital concern to American wallets and American well-being. Speakers offer differing (and often sharply clashing) perspectives on free trade and protectionism, and how those issues play into the bigger question of what “globalization” means in an increasingly interdependent yet still-fractured world.